Jeong Ah Ryou is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2017-18. Ryou is the Chief Investment Office of the Yozma Group, Korea, Ltd., where she has experience in start-up accelerating programs. She has over 16 years of experience in portfolio asset management, private equity funds, and venture capital investment. She co-founded Link Investments in Seoul and worked for NH Securities & Investments, Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation and Tong Yang Investment Bank. Ryou is interested in applying her knowledge acquired here to make a new platform of Korean startup ecosystem interacting within the community. She earned her MBA degree from Korea University and her Bachelor of Political Science from Ewha Womans University in Korea.